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Immigration Challenges and Opportunities in Anchorage

By | January 3, 2012

2010 Census data show that Anchorage is growing and becoming increasingly diverse. A growing percentage of the people that represent Anchorage’s new residents have moved from other countries and speak English as a second language. What are some of the challenges and opportunities of migrating to Alaska from a different country and what services can Anchorage offer to help ease the transition to a new and foreign place? Join the conversation with your host Shelly Wade on Hometown, Alaska.

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LIVE broadcast: Wednesday, January 4, 2012. 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Alaska time)

REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, January 4 2012. 7:00 – 8:00 pm (Alaska time)

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